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The Perfect Handbag: a Guide to Choose your Own

The handbag is an essential item for most women, helping carry around the day and night’s necessitates. Yet despite its importance in functionality, the handbag is also one of the most essential-and stylistically telling-pieces in fashion. Thus, it’s important to consider various features when choosing a handbag, to ensure you get the most out of both its functionality and style.

 

Many women own at least one or two “staple” handbags, which they use everyday and pair with most outfits. What’s more, most of these handbags end up being neutral in colour-for example, browns, nudes, or plain black. However, choosing a handbag to mesh with most “looks” doesn’t mean it has to be boring. Opt for a unique style, while sticking with a neutral colour and you’ll still be able to spice up any outfit. Alternatively, kick it up a notch by choosing a handbag with metallic or subtle print detailing.
However, no one ever said your “staple” handbag can’t be colourful. If you’re not afraid to stand out, opt for bright hues likered, yellow, orange, green. And don’t always worry about your handbag matching with every outfit. A lot of bright coloured handbags -especially those that are solid coloured-will compliment many different outfits. Just remember not to let your handbag-outfit combination get too busy with prints and bright colours.

When it comes to specific “looks”, certain styles of handbags are definitely more appropriate. For instance, if you normally dress up for the office, odds are you’ll want a handbag to match. Opt for a structured bag with two top handles for a chic, ladylike look.

 

On the other hand, if you’re trying to achieve a more casual look, pick up a messenger bag (which you can find in everything from canvas to leather). Worn across the body, these bags leave your arms free; but they’re certainly more stylish than backpacks. Looking for something hip? Sling a slouchy “hobo” style bag over your shoulder. And if your style is a bit edgier, pick up a clutch bag adorned with metal hardware or studs.

 
Size is another important feature when it comes to choosing a handbag. Ever see anyone walking around with an overstuffed purse? It’s not a pretty sight-and it’s one purse pitfall that should be avoided at all costs. Sure, we all have days when we carry around more than usual. But if you typically tote a ton around, you’re better off sizing up on your handbag.

 

That being said, however, you should also consider your own size when choosing a handbag. If you’re petite, don’t carry around a massive bag that overpowers your frame. Instead, opt for something relative to your size. If you tend to carry around a lot in your purse, size up (at most) to a medium bag. On the other hand, if you’re tall or broad, a tiny bag will seem too small. Try one that’s on the larger side for a look that’s better suited to your frame.

 

Last but not least, learn to let go when it’s time for a new handbag. Many women tend to get attached to their handbags-which is not surprising, considering it accompanies them everywhere. But when holes, worn leather, tears, or frayed stitching start to show, it’s time to move on to a new bag. Keeping these few tips in mind when shopping for handbags will ensure you get one that suits not only your functional needs, but also your unique style.

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Handmade Jewelry

Jewelry is something which is of great interest to all of us. People have adored jewelry since quite some time now. The most popular types of jewelry are gold, silver and gemstones. No matter whether you are an American, Indian or African, all of them love jewelry. In ancient period the jewelry was made from bird feathers, animal ivory, seashells etc. Now these are being replaced by mainly gold and silver.

These days we are giving jewelry titles to the different form of jewelry including tribal jewelry, fashion jewelry, ethnic jewelry and antique jewelry etc. Designer handmade jewelry is becoming highly popular these days. In this article, we will discuss about how to make handmade jewelry.
When you start making handmade jewelry you will face two options to start with. Either you will have to find a raw silver dealer or look for a jewelry supplier, who will supply you with the required materials. You can opt for 925 or 986 grade of silver. Since silver 985 is slightly expensive, thus most of the makers go for Silver 925. Majority of the tools that you will require might easily be purchased from a good hardware shop. If you are not able to find the tools then you can look for them online, as there you will faced with lots of choices.

The heating source can be petrol bellows with hose set and nozzle or it can be a gas bottle with flame adjusting nozzle and hose. No matter which heating source you are opting for it should have an adjusting heat and flame. The hand tools that you will require for the job will include small tin snips, tweezers, proxy, rags, brass hammer, fine grade file, ceramic base battery acid etc.

The first step is to cut a silver strip that is wider than thickness of turquoise and it should be long enough to be wrapped around the gemstone diameter. Then you can cut it in a way that the two ends can meet tightly around the gemstone.

The next step is to solder and place flux on the joints, heating the silver strip. Apply it very carefully. If you have no experience in soldering then you should then it is recommended that you do some practice first.

The third step is to take your entire silver sterling band and place it on a silver plate. You need to ensure that the turquoise is still fitting. You should then remove the excess silver with the tin snips and sand off any sort of rough edges. Then you need to decide on the shape of the bail and cut it the silver out accordingly. You need to bend it in shape and then solder that to a pendant. Then place the turquoise and silver and carefully time away any excessive silver.

Lastly, by making use of a flexi grinder insert a polishing cloth disc, you need to add some silver polish and then buff the silver to the required finish.

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The Growth of Urban Wear

Urban wear is a fashion category that is popular among internationally known brands as well as local brands preferred by local people. It contains different items like clothing, footwear, jewellery, handbag, purse as well as many other accessories. Generally, the designer-made items are more popular among the people and they can be found both in the malls, retailer shops as well as wholesaling markets. Usually they come with good deals and are popular among the trendy men and women in urban areas as well as the countryside. Within the category, the most popular items are men and women apparels. In most cases, the most trendy and vogue items are most likely to be found in the more established malls.

 

In case of designer made urban wear items; the most important aspect about which the buyers are concerned would be whether or not the product is authentic and genuine. Of course, most of the owners would pledge that they only sell goods that are totally genuine as well as unique. However, in spite of all of the goods being “unique and genuine”, the price range can be huge. Nonetheless, the price is usually not very high and in most cases, it is very affordable for the common man. Sellers would also claim that the customer could request a refund if they prove after they buy the clothing that it is not genuine. Therefore, it is very important to check the quality of the product first before buying it. It is also advised to only buy urban wear items from the authentic and genuine stores.

 

Many renowned companies, especially the international brands, start their apparel empire by selling urban wear in different places. They earn their place in the markets by gradually accumulating customers in the local markets and build up their credibility. In addition to these, strong business relations among the brands and companies help them to overcome difficulties and hardships together and eventually give rise to the strong enterprises that are well known for selling urban wear items nowadays. Usually, various companies and brands are involved in the design, production, wholesaling as well as the eventual retailing of these items.

 

In most cases, it takes many years to build up an image for a brand and a business. It is only then that the customers begin to trust the standard of the items provided by the seller. This is most true in the case of wholesalers. It is a common belief that the wholesalers are not truthful about the quality of the material. Nonetheless, brands and retailer shops attract their target customers and build up image by expanding their product lines as well as by introducing more affordable items. The target customer groups were youngsters and celebrities. As a result hip-hop style items with rich designs and bold motifs were introduced. The designs of this brand were really trendy, enthusiastic and appealing.

After achieving a success in the local market, the brand decided to go online and sell their products on the Internet. It was a wise decision because they can appeal to more viewers, both locally and internationally on the Internet. It is also by going online that the brand recorded the fastest rate of sale increase of urban wear items among all the different brands. The Internet proved to be a medium that can be effective in attracting customers in the local market as well as all over the world.

 

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Stylish Benefits Of High Heel Shoes

Today’s high heel shoes can help make a woman feel leaner, taller and sexier while being the most important accessory to her outfit.

A high heeled shoe can be defined as a shoe whose heel is higher than the toe. The heels can vary in height ranging from a two inch kitten heel to stilettos that are over four inches. Most heels are not worn for practical reasons, but for aesthetics. Lower heels are usually worn for work or more serious occasions, and taller heels are worn for going out dancing or a night out on the town.

They can also help shorter women appear taller. Legs can look more slender, longer and accentuate a woman’s calves. Since they change the center of gravity, it forces a woman to carrier herself a little taller, which implies more confidence. They also alter a woman’s stride which can add an touch of elegance to a woman’s walk.

High heels can be paired up with almost any type of outfit, making them very versatile. Traditionally they have been worn with more formal attire such as evening gowns and cocktail dresses. These days they can be paired up with jeans and a blazer to take a more casual style and transform it into an outfit acceptable for an evening social event.

High heels have become such an important factor in a woman’s fashion ensemble that they can become the flashiest part of her outfit. A dull black dress can go from boring to fabulous by adding a pair of trendy red heels or animal print stilettos.

There is a high heel out there for almost any type of style, age and budget. They can be made from fabrics such as leather, suede, velvet or be bejeweled. They can range in color from black to fluorescent pink. Some designer labels can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars, or there are more affordable versions available that fit most budgets.

As with all advantages there are disadvantages. Heels can assist in making an outfit more fashionable, but with that comes the possibility of an injury. Since the heels throw a woman’s balance off, there is a greater chance of a slip or fall. They have also been linked to lower back pain, knee pain and foot issues such as blisters, corns and bunions. Doctors say that high heel shoes don’t need to stop being worn, but it is recommended that they are reserved for special occasions and not worn on a daily basis.

To get the most from heels, it’s recommended to practice walking in them before wearing them out. It gives them a chance to break in and the wearer a sense of what they will feel like before taking them out. Also, when taking a step, straighten and extend the body from top to the bottom. This will give a more graceful appearance. Finally, be confident when wearing high heels. They can be one of the best fashion details, but confidence when wearing them can prove to be an even better accessory.

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Finding The Best Ladies’ Wedding Rings For Your Partner

Unless you know the exact wedding ring your fiancée wants, it is never an easy task finding the best ring for her. There are many different things that you must take into consideration before purchasing a wedding ring. If you don’t really know the style of band your partner prefers, then you should try to find out before getting a ring for her. A lot of women have their own individual tastes, and choosing from the many styles of ladies’ wedding rings may not be easy. You need to make sure that the band fits her personal style, and is something that she will wear every day.

Gold Ladies’ Wedding Rings
Gold is a very popular choice of ladies’ rings. It is a cheaper option than platinum, and there are different color options to choose from. Unless you know for a fact your significant other likes yellow gold, it may be a wise decision to go with white gold. Over the years, yellow gold has gone out of style somewhat, and more people are choosing white gold instead. White gold wedding rings will go well with any style, and any skin tone. It is very beautiful, easy to clean, and it resembles platinum metal, without costing as much. You can choose from white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, two-tone gold, and even tri-color.

Sterling Silver Wedding Bands for Ladies

If you have a very limited budget, sterling silver wedding bands may be the best option for you. They are affordable, and come in many different styles. Since silver tends to tarnish after some time, wedding rings made from sterling silver work great as temporary wedding rings. Even though they are cheaper, they are still very beautiful. You can choose from a simple sterling silver wedding band, a ring with details engraved into it, sterling silver bands with diamonds, or many other beautiful styles.

Platinum Ladies’ Wedding Rings

If you are in search of a band for your fiancée that will last for many long and beautiful years, then platinum is the best way to go. There is so much to love about platinum ladies’ wedding rings. They are extremely high quality, very durable, and of course absolutely stunning. Ladies’ rings made from platinum are very popular. They are pricier than other options, but their amazing quality makes them worth the price. Platinum ladies’ bands have a natural shine to them and they are very easy to maintain.

When searching though the many styles of ladies’ wedding rings, be sure to know the kind of style of jewelry your partner likes to wear. If she likes a more simple style, then choose a ring that will match her tastes. This is a band that will sit on her finger year after year. It is important that she is comfortable wearing it on a daily basis. It needs to fit into her lifestyle, and not clash with her other favorite pieces of jewelry.

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Interesting Facts about Perfumes

High living has always been associated with the use of perfumes. In the old days with royalty people espousing the need for fragrances, the bourgeois society soon followed.

Perfumes from natural odorants like sandalwood or musk were preferred. In today’s world due to illegal trafficking and species endangerment, natural odorants are replaced by synthetic aromatics. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. Aromas like musk from natural ingredients are extremely complex and have been impossible to imitate through synthetic aromatics like nitro-musks or macrocyclic musks. On the other hand, synthetic aromas like ozone, marine, metallic, etc. have no parallel olfactory relationship in the natural odorants.
So nowadays with modern technology of perfume manufacturing and synthetic aromas, new categories have been created. Categories that can be best described as:

 

  1. Bright Floral – very popular and meant for almost everyone and all occasions
  2. Woody – it evokes the forest refreshing smell
  3. Green – it has a lighter fragrance and is meant for casual wear
  4. Oceanic – it is very popular among the younger generation
  5. Spicy Fruit – a good choice for tropical weather or during summer
  6. Oriental – (Or Spicy scents) it is meant for special occasions.

The composition of perfumes is very important, because the right combination of scents (as rose, jasmine, cola), modifiers (esters), blenders (linalool, hydroxycitronellol) and fixatives(like resins, wood scents and amber), can provide the unique smell by which brand name perfumes are so famous and desired for. Some famous brand name perfumes are:

 

  1. Eau de Cologne (1709)
  2. Chanel No. 5 (1921)
  3. Opium YSL (1977)
  4. Azzaro Pour Homme (1978)
  5. Anais Anais (1979)
  6. Poison Christian Dior (1985)
  7. Eternity Calvin Klein (1988)
  8. Envy Gucci (1997)
  9. Nu YSL (2001)
  10. Rose 31 (2006)

Also, preservation of perfumes is of vital significance as it degrades if kept carelessly. Previously all perfumes used to come in open bottles with caps. These bottles kept the fragrance intact for about a year. As it was used, the level of the perfume went down, and it was exposed to oxygen contained in the empty space of the bottle. This eventually changed the perfumes fragrance. Heat, light, oxygen, and extraneous organic materials, further distorted the fragrance. Thus glass bottles, though extremely decorative, allowed light, and contributed to the degradation of the scent.
It is now a well known fact that light-tight aluminum bottles are best for the preservation of perfumes, especially when they are refrigerated at low temperatures from 3 to 7 degree Celsius. The oxygen contained inside the bottle cannot be removed completely but it can be minimized by the use of rollers instead of open bottles. Further minimization of oxygen exposure can be attained by the use of sprays.
Thus almost all modern day perfume come in spray bottles, which isolate the perfume from mixing with outside oxygen, skin, detritus, and dust, thereby promoting the longevity of the olfactory quality of the perfume.

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Red High Heels – A Treat To Your Lovely Legs

If you are a woman and if you strongly believe in being fashionable as well as trendy, ignoring your legs may cost you a lot. Pampering your lovely legs can amplify your physical beauty. You can dress up your fine legs with the high heel shoes or sandals. While talking about the sumptuous women accessories, we just can not deny the importance of high heels. It has been in fashion for long but the latest fad is to match the colors of your dress with it. The heels not only beautify us physically but also increase the confidence that we have.

High heels are the perfect solution to add a new dimension in to your overall appearance. So if we want to give your legs, you can choose from any of these. These footwear compliments almost every sort of clothing and makeup therefore you can ensure that all of the gets ups can be matched up with the heels. It is a way to be distinctively feminine and flaunting your appeal. You can play with your color of imaginations and can make your friends envy.

Further in this article we are going to expand your knowledge base. Here, we will talk about the basic motives behind using these. Most of us are just ignorant with the other side of these trendy high heels. Some of the salient features are enlisted as follows:

1. The most important reason behind using these fabulous heels is to add on the physical appeal. It is the common cause that all of us know.
2. Apart from increasing the physical beauty, these high heels allow the user to look smarter, taller and in a few cases slimmer also.
3. You can hide your long foot using these high heels and make them look smaller.
4. An angle made with respect to the lower leg and foot can be changed by highlighting calves through the high heels only.
5. Being stylish, seductive and attractive is not an issue anymore as you can do all these using one that best fits your posture.
6. High heels shape up your leg muscles especially the lower part and using these you can define the beautiful arches of your feet.

The recent markets are flooded with the varieties of the high heels based on material, color, shape, design and different sizes based on material, color, shape, design and different sizes. You can own anyone that suits you and is really comfortable for you.

So finally, you are all set to flaunt your style.

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Red High Heels – A Treat To Your Lovely Legs

If you are a woman and if you strongly believe in being fashionable as well as trendy, ignoring your legs may cost you a lot. Pampering your lovely legs can amplify your physical beauty. You can dress up your fine legs with the high heel shoes or sandals. While talking about the sumptuous women accessories, we just can not deny the importance of high heels. It has been in fashion for long but the latest fad is to match the colors of your dress with it. The heels not only beautify us physically but also increase the confidence that we have.

High heels are the perfect solution to add a new dimension in to your overall appearance. So if we want to give your legs, you can choose from any of these. These footwear compliments almost every sort of clothing and makeup therefore you can ensure that all of the gets ups can be matched up with the heels. It is a way to be distinctively feminine and flaunting your appeal. You can play with your color of imaginations and can make your friends envy.

Further in this article we are going to expand your knowledge base. Here, we will talk about the basic motives behind using these. Most of us are just ignorant with the other side of these trendy high heels. Some of the salient features are enlisted as follows:

1. The most important reason behind using these fabulous heels is to add on the physical appeal. It is the common cause that all of us know.
2. Apart from increasing the physical beauty, these high heels allow the user to look smarter, taller and in a few cases slimmer also.
3. You can hide your long foot using these high heels and make them look smaller.
4. An angle made with respect to the lower leg and foot can be changed by highlighting calves through the high heels only.
5. Being stylish, seductive and attractive is not an issue anymore as you can do all these using one that best fits your posture.
6. High heels shape up your leg muscles especially the lower part and using these you can define the beautiful arches of your feet.

The recent markets are flooded with the varieties of the high heels based on material, color, shape, design and different sizes based on material, color, shape, design and different sizes. You can own anyone that suits you and is really comfortable for you.

So finally, you are all set to flaunt your style.

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The Notable Plus Size Shapewear to Choose

The notable plus size shapewear must be something that you really need especially when you want to have the more improved posture. It will help you to burn your excessive fat of your body optimally just like what you can get from the best waist trainer for plus size. So then, you can have the more reduced waistline and flattened belly mainly if you use it while doing your physical exercises. Yet, you can find so many options of excellent shapewear to choose out there. Well, you can figure some of them when you keep reading below.

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The Workout Waist Trainer

It will be a very nice idea for you to choose workout waist trainer as it can generate the heat, so that you can sweat more. It means that you will be able to reduce the fat of your waist and belly in the faster and more effective way. Moreover, it has been featured with the adjustable straps to make it fit your waist so well. So, you will always move freely and comfortably when you use this shapewear even during your workout. In addition, you can get it at the affordable price which can start from $19.99.

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The 2 in 1 Butt Lifter and Thigh Trimmer

Then, the next awesome option that you have to choose is the 2 in 1 butt lifter and thigh trimmer which is available for you at the price of $26.99. In the simple words, you will find that this particular shapewear can really upgrade your posture as it is made of the best polyester and compression garments. The combination of those materials will not only help you lose your excessive weight, but also relieve your pain quickly. Thus, it is so obvious that you can improve your body shape and health at the same time once you have used this shapewear.

2 in 1 butt lifter and thigh trimmer

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Eternal – Forever –everlasting Love Just As Diamonds

Eternal means never ending. The thought itself is so powerful that it often mesmerizes. If a couple feels that strongly about their union and togetherness there can’t be any other choice but an everlasting promise of love- an Eternity ring. These are mostly given as token of love by partners on anniversaries expressing the love shared between them.

However, unlike engagement or wedding rings they can be gifted on any occasion. It can be you first wedding anniversary, 25th, 50th anniversary or birth of your first child or getting over trying times or to make a re-commitment .A pair of eternity diamond rings can be touching can memorable gift by children to their parents .This will be a tribute to their mutual love that has meant so much to the children over the years. They are often custom made as eternity rings can’t be pre-fitted. Individual preferences and sizes vary greatly in eternity diamond rings. Due to these factors many jewelers don’t stock them and opt for custom designs.

Eternity rings are available in plenty of styles from full eternity, half eternity; three row rings, gold and platinum rings and infinity rings. In full eternity diamond rings, stones are set all way of the ring. And in half eternity diamond rings it is designed and set on the face of the ring making it a preferred choice. Most jewelers use square or rectangle shape diamonds to create an eternity ring as facilitates spacing. Eternity ring is essentially is a simple band or a circle of stones.

The setting styles also influence the pricing of the rings. They can also be using other precious stones like ruby, emerald, sapphire etc. They usually set in band forms of gold, white gold or platinum. Eternity rings are also worn with the wedding rings or engagement rings by women. It is also available in attractive designs for men. Their simplicity in designs makes them a favorite among one and all. You have an advantage of designing your bands personally as many stores are happy to deliver.

It is advisable to follow the rules applicable to buying a diamond ring, earring or necklace. The Cut, Clarity, Color and Carat weight is important. Authenticity can be determined by a experienced gemologist. He is a person qualified to grade a diamond. If the store already has certified diamond; it too can be considered for purchase.

Fake diamonds are also available in the market .They are true replica and has 99 % likeliness to the real ones. They are also known as synthetic diamonds. Real diamonds are formed in a million years around river beds or under huge mineral deposits making it one of the greatest gifts of Mother Nature. However, advance technology of modern times has made it possible for Man to create the artificial diamonds in a far faster way. Trends keep changing but the faith in love remains unchanged over centuries. Eternity rings become a part of family heirloom which makes its authenticity very important as they reflect the bond of affection from generation to generation.